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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Trainer (Operations Support Specialist 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Use your skills and subject matter expertise to coordinate Operational Drill Programs for one of the most important production agencies in the world. As a part of the Operational Readiness Implementation, Training & Mission Services Group (ORI-1), you will serve as the technical interface between the facility operations organization and the programmatic tenants in a collection of facilities establishing, implementing, and maintaining a training program to serve a diverse population of employees within the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP). Reporting directly to the Facility Training First Line Manager (FLM), you will spend your day in a highly interactive and cooperative environment, with day-to-day duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • conducting business functions to plan, coordinate, and assess training activities,

  • developing and delivering operations-focused training programs, protocol, processes and procedures

  • assisting with incident and general issues management investigations and reporting

  • supporting readiness reviews for operations and other compliance and/or process improvement-related functions (e.g. lessons learned)

  • creating, updating and maintaining training materials.

As a highly skilled individual, you are expected to be familiar with ALDWP/TA-55 programmatic operations, or have the ability to fully come up to speed within the first 3 months of assuming the position.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Facility Functions

Advanced knowledge of technical training activities in an operational environment (e.g. nuclear facilities), including familiarity with all of the following: formality of operations, compliance practices, training, configuration management and quality assurance.Working knowledge and experience with delivering on-the-job training, focused on implementation and evaluation of operational responses in a nuclear environment.

Conduct of Operations

Advanced knowledge of nuclear facility procedures, facility and/or programmatic operations, and the potential contingencies/abnormal events thereof. Proven ability to execute Conduct of Operations requirements in an operational environment.Proven ability to effectively manage multiple, complex and overlapping operational tasks at once.

Critical Thinking

Advanced ability to conduct research, investigate alternative solutions, and recommend solutions on problems affecting operations and programmatic quality assurance. Ability to effectively gather, compile and interpret data derived from multiple sources and forecast needs for the customer 3-6 months in advance.


Proven ability to conceptualize and communicate program requirements and detailed elements to both technical and non-technical personnel. Demonstrated skill with interpersonal, written, and verbal communications. Advanced ability in planning and executing to defined due dates, documenting actions completed, providing status on actions completed and completing all work tasks independently with no error.

Customer Service

Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to provide clear, concise support and guidance to others in sometimes-stressful situations. Ability to interact professionally with all types of personnel, including external interfaces and executive management.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of process improvement, document control and/or records management processes.

  • Proficient use of business systems (e.g. Oracle, UTrain, EDRMS, Issues Management) and standard software applications (e.g. Microsoft and Adobe products).

  • Advanced understanding of work hazards, safety practices, operating configuration, and work control.

  • Q-Clearance

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, submit a comprehensive resume reflective of your relevant experience to the job requirements and desired skills stated above, as well as one or more samples of work (e.g. training or procedure document, official correspondence/memo, presentation, workflow, diagrams/illustrations, etc.)

This vacancy will close in 30 days.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs.

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Vacancy Name: IRC81316
Organization Name ORI-1/Training & Mission Services
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC81316
Category: Operations Support